An accident involving a DAF truck and five vehicles at Bogoso in the Prestea Huni Valley municipality of the Western Region has left one person dead.
The logs fell on five vehicles, four people sustained various degrees of injury and were rushed to hospital for medical attention.
Per police investigation, the driver of the DAF truck, carrying timber logs from the Prestea end of the road, upon reaching Bogoso lost control while negotiating a curve with the chains on a trailer carrying the logs loosened accidentally.
The incident saw traders and local people running for their lives with many leaving their wares behind despite Saturday being a busy market day.
Officials of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) and other emergency services rushed to the scene to save lives.